Verdict against UP ex-legislator in murder case on August 5
A special court here on Wednesday fixed August 5 for delivering its verdict in a murder case against former Uttar Pradesh legislator Udai Bhan Singh.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Praveen Singh reserved judgement in the case while asking the accused to file a written submission before the date fixed for the order. The former legislator is facing trial with five others on charges of criminal conspiracy, murder, attempt to murder and intimidation.
Besides him, others facing trial in the case are Sandeep Singh, Ashok Mishra, Raj Nath Mishra, <g data-gr-id="12">Mabud</g> Khan and Vishal Singh. The prosecution alleged that Udai Bhan Singh, in collusion with others, entered into a criminal conspiracy to eliminate Rakesh Pandey, an eyewitness in the murder case of Vakeel Shukla and two others in Gopiganj, before he could give evidence in court against them.